Corporate legal affairs

W. Samuel Patten leaves the federal court in Washington, Friday, Aug. 31, 2018. Patten entered a guilty plea in federal court in Washington, shortly after prosecutors released a four-page charging document that accused him of performing lobbying and consulting work in the United States and Ukraine but failing to register as a foreign agent as required by the Justice Department. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
August 31, 2018 - 2:41 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A business associate of a key figure in the investigation into former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort pleaded guilty Friday to failing to register as a foreign agent for a Ukrainian political party. W. Samuel Patten entered his plea in federal court in Washington, shortly...
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August 31, 2018 - 1:01 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A business associate of a key figure in the investigation into former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort pleaded guilty Friday to failing to register as a foreign agent. W. Samuel Patten entered his plea in federal court in Washington, shortly after prosecutors released a four-...
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August 30, 2018 - 10:27 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit seeking to block a California law requiring pharmaceutical companies to give advance notice before big price increases. U.S. District Judge Morrison England Jr., ruled Thursday in Sacramento that the Pharmaceutical Research and...
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August 30, 2018 - 3:25 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Sacramento Kings say federal authorities are investigating a former top executive after team officials uncovered suspicious financial transactions. The Kings said Thursday that the FBI and federal prosecutors took formal action Monday to recover the money former chief...
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August 29, 2018 - 11:56 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli prosecutors say they plan to charge executives of an Israeli drone company with fraud and export violations concerning its dealings with a "significant client." A Justice Ministry statement said Wednesday that after an almost yearlong investigation the State Attorney's...
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FILE - In this Sunday, July 1, 2012 file photo, Israeli businessman Nochi Dankner attends the annual gathering of the rabbi's followers and supporters in the town of Netivot, southern Israel. Israel’s Supreme Court on Wednesday Aug. 29, 2018, sentenced Nochi Dankner, one of the country's most prominent businessmen, to three years in prison for securities fraud. (AP Photo/Tsafrir Abayov, File)
August 29, 2018 - 4:40 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's Supreme Court has sentenced one of the country's most prominent businessmen to three years in prison for securities fraud. The court ruled Wednesday that former IDB Holding Corp. controlling shareholder Nochi Dankner will begin serving his prison term on Oct. 2 for his...
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August 28, 2018 - 7:01 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The former CEO of Barnes & Noble is suing the bookseller for breach of contract and defamation following his termination earlier this year. Demos Parneros filed his lawsuit Tuesday in federal court in Manhattan. Barnes & Noble announced Parneros' termination in July. The...
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August 27, 2018 - 1:00 pm
DETROIT (AP) — A former Fiat Chrysler executive was sentenced to 5 ½ years in federal prison Monday in a scheme to curry favor with union officials by showering them with cash and gifts. Former head of labor relations Alphons Iacobelli admitted that he turned the budget of a company-sponsored...
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President Donald Trump speaks to the Ohio Republican Party State Dinner, Friday, Aug. 24, 2018, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
August 25, 2018 - 8:27 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — On one of the worst days of his presidency, Donald Trump was chatting aboard Air Force One when the conversation took a detour into gallows humor. Trump was returning from a rally in West Virginia just hours after two former members of his inner circle were found or pleaded guilty...
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President Donald Trump speaks to the Ohio Republican Party State Dinner, Friday, Aug. 24, 2018, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
August 25, 2018 - 12:20 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — On one of the worst days of his presidency, Donald Trump was chatting aboard Air Force One when the conversation took a detour into gallows humor. Trump was returning from a rally in West Virginia just hours after two former members of his inner circle were found or pleaded guilty...
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